Sunday, March 18, 2007

Thrift store curriculum

I hope you are all visiting Dewey's Treehouse for a thrift store curriculum workshop! Mama Squirrel there bought $12 worth of used books and designed a plan to use them. Even if you're not homeschooling, you'll be inspired by her creativity. This five-part series is a must read for thrifty parents!


Mama Squirrel said...

Thank you for the link! I had to update that because I forgot that I "fudged" with a couple of extra books, so I guess you should up that $12 to $17. But still not bad, huh?

Anonymous said...

Our thrift stores don't have great selection; however, our library has absolutely awesome used book sales twice a year, and I've picked up a ton of great books (including classics) for no more than $1.50/book (mostly less than that).

It's fun to be a frugal homeschooler!!!

Anonymous said...

10 years ago, my husband and I designed and continue to run Book Sale Finder - the Online Guide to Used Book Sales. On the site, you will find library & other non-profit book sales held across the US & Canada. We've been told by many homeschoolers that the information is very helpful - hope you'll find it useful, too. Go to and click on your state to see sales scheduled for the next 9 months. Thanks, Helen Oram,